US stock market investors will have their eyes on two major events in September that could have a big impact on the markets.Image Credit: Google
The first is the Federal Reserve's meeting on September 20-21, where it is widely expected to cut interest rates by 0.25%.Image Credit: Google
This would be the second rate cut by the Fed this year and would take rates down to a range of 1.75%-2.00%.Image Credit: Google
The other event is the US-China trade negotiations, which are set to resume on September 30-October 1 in Washington, D.C..Image Credit: Google
Both of these events could have a big impact on the direction of the markets in the month ahead.Image Credit: Google
The Fed's meeting on September 20-21 is the most anticipated event on the calendar.Image Credit: Google
Investors will be closely watching to see if the Fed cuts rates as expected, and if so, by how much.Image Credit: Google
A 0.25% rate cut would take rates down to a range of 1.75%-2.00%.Image Credit: Google
This would be the second rate cut by the Fed this year and would put rates at their lowest level since December 2015.
The Fed has come under pressure from President Donald Trump to cut rates further in order to boost the economy.